The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 22.22% - 28.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% - 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 77.78% 91.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 18
Average daily rate £475 £465 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £465 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Home Counties region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Home Counties region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Project Manager
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Infor M3
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Infor M3
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP